James Edge has been named the executive director of Keep Brazos Beautiful.
Americans frequently are critical of those officials they elect or appoint to important offices. It is so easy to do. Rarely do we hear praise…
With several dozen people in attendance, Flores presented the TX-17 Congressional Veteran Commendation to nine veterans whom he described as possessing an ongoing dedication to serving their community and their country.
Brazos Valley lawmaker also urges constituents to take COVID-19 vaccine when it's available to them.
With time running out in the lame duck legislative session, U.S. Rep. Bill Flores is not too confident that a deeply polarized Congress can push through four major pieces of legislation that he deems essential.
A string of Facebook posts from Waco’s Congressman-elect Pete Sessions proclaim there are “thousands of pages of evidence” to support claims that the presidential election was fraudulent, but Sessions walked back those assertions a bit in an interview Monday.
The annual Veterans Day program hosted by the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial board started with a roll call of 146 veterans whose names were etched into the 250-ton red granite Wall of Honor, which now bears more than 6,100 names. Additional local festivities to recognize veterans included a ceremony at the American Legion Earl Graham Post 159 and the placing of flags on veterans’ graves within the community.
It does not take Pete Sessions long to bring up his Waco roots and to start dropping the names of his former teachers and classmates at Tennyson Middle School.
Pete Sessions, the Waco native who represented two North Texas districts in Congress for 22 years, appears to be heading back to Congress.
Pete Sessions and Democrat Rick Kennedy had sharply divergent views at times and overlapped at others, with Kennedy expressing criticism of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and Sessions focusing on the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus.
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams toured Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in College Station Monday and said the country was “near the finish line” regarding creation of COVID-19 vaccines.
At the luncheon, held by the Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce, the Brazos County’s top three executive leaders — College Station Mayor Karl Mooney, Brazos County Judge Duane Peters and Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson — also spoke words of celebration and gratitude for Flores and for his wife, Gina.
Democrat Rick Kennedy and Republican Pete Sessions will face off on Nov. 3 for the open U.S. House District 17 seat after both candidates won …
Sessions has moved to Waco for his next bid, where an eventful GOP runoff campaign against Renee Swann will likely determine who wins the seat in November.
The world has been turned upside down by this scary virus.
The group includes George Hindman, who narrowly missed the runoff in the 12-way March 3 primary.
Nineteen of the 38 Texas members of Congress are over the age of 60, the age at which medical professionals say people are at most risk for serious complications from the virus.
Waco businesswoman Renée Swann and former Dallas Congressman Pete Sessions appeared to be headed for a May 26 runoff after a crowded primary e…
Central Texans who have read in-depth Trib editorial board Q&As with Congressional District 17 candidates in the Republican Party know most of the 11 align closely on policy stances, particularly in support of border-wall construction and fealty to President Trump. The only Republican marching to his own drummer: Austin-based financial adviser and resolute centrist Ahmad Adnan, 43, who delightfully (and naively) proposes banning money from election campaigns; legalizing and taxing cannabis to significantly hike teacher pay; mandating permanent daylight saving time; paving a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers; and, heaven forbid, converting the nation to the metric system.